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beauty and harshness. schwartz: if you like a thrill, it's easy to fall for new zealand. steve latham: "kiwis love to bring people over here, show them their environment and try to scare... scare people to death while they're here" (laughs). ♪ schwartz: tour guide steve latham loves adventure. he's made a life out of it. steve latham: "i basically just left home when i was 17 and started hitchhiking around the country. learnt a lot about new zealand while i was doing that, then wanted to carry on with that and somehow make a living out of just being a new zealander, showing people how beautiful it was". schwartz: but new zealand has beauty with bite. too often in recent years, adventure has turned to deadly misadventure. queenslander, scott ashcroft is hoping that won't happen today. steve latham: "it's a very special day today isn't it? why is it a very special day? whose birthday is it? scotty's birthday! and one thing about scotty is that he's scared of heights - so as a birthday present we are going to throw him off a 134 metre bridge. what do we think of that idea?" tourists: (
of fortune 500 companies with you name? bill gates, not for more than a decade. i know you want to say steve jobs, but you can't. jamie dimon, okay, you win. i know you can probably name a lot of big public companies especially if you have any sort of investments in them, but these matter companies matter. they make products you buy and employ people. a lot of them. exhibit a, microsoft is about to get a ceo, only the third one in its 38-year history. you know the first guy. you probably know the second, steve balmer. but who is going to be the third ceo of microsoft? here are three men of five who have made it to the short list since microsoft board began looking for a replacement for steve balmer. just last night they broke the exclusive details for the final short list. she joins me now. thank you for being with us. >> thanks for having me. >> why do we care about microsoft and who the ceo is? >> we care because microsoft is one of the largest technology companies out there. they have a shareholder activist that is looking to get a board seat. steve balmer, bill gates, and microsoft is al
for steve, he found quickly he had been kept in the dark of what was otherwise an open secret. here is a thing about a place like kansas things can hide in these wide open spaces. hopes, lies, secrets. the sky is like a huge lid trapping everything inside my name is steve, and i was born in kansas. i whats a i documente a adoptedy jane who raised me on this farm along with their six daughters and two sons. i grew up leaving thing believing things in my family were a certain way. but when you turned 18 i found out everything i thought i knew was a lie. ♪ testing. >> all right this is for real. >> tell us what you want to know? >> did you ever think that -- do you know do you have any regrets? >> no. >> do you think you handled everything the way you wanted to handle it? >> i would have liked to have done more for him. how do you feel? yeah how do you feel about us. >> i sort of block it out of my head. >> i think i was angry because i felt like i was left out. no, you weren't. >> you don't know what it's like to be adopted. >> no. >> so i do. and the sense of oh well i appreciate
the designated driver but for steve mayhem who is almost completely blind the cars will completely transform their lives lives. auto driving. google gave steve a look at the future. inviting him to take a seat in the first autonomous vehicle. >> look mom, no hands. >> how did that feel. >> incredibly normal. >> the car was driving did you have any instinct responses. >> we are here at the stop sign. anyone up for a taco. i suggest that we go to taco bell. >> this is somest best driving i have done. >> do you think you will be able to be driving again in your lifetime? >> absolutely. >> that sounds like lot of fun actually. and i'm feeling pett pretty good with this technology i think an automatic car will drive better. >> there is a lot of discussion about this whether they are safe or not. right now they're doing research that is basically taking a race car driver's skill and putting it inside of the scar. car. so if you hit black ice while you are driving you don't know what to do. imagine if you had the ewife equivalent of a race car driver who could take over for you. >> what is the bott
your biological parent. when that journey started for steve, he found quickly he had been kept in the dark of what was otherwise an open secret. here is a thing about a place like kansas things can hide in these wide open spaces. hopes, lies, secrets. the sky is like a huge lid trapping everything inside my name is steve, and i was born in kansas. i whats a i documente a adoptedy jane who raised me on this farm along with their six daughters and two sons. i grew up leaving thing believiy family were a certain way. but when you turned 18 i found out everything i thought i knew was a lie. ♪ >> testing one two. testing. >> all right this is for real. >> tell us what you want to know? >> did you ever think that -- do you know do you have any regrets? >> oh, no. >> no. >> do you think you handled everything the way you wanted to handle it? >> i would have liked to have done more for him. how do you feel? yeah how do you feel about us. >> i sort of block it out of my head. >> i think i was angry because i felt like i was left out. no, you weren't. >> you don't know what it's like
of the recession in 2008 and 2009. steve joins me now. good to see you. >> thank you. >> i think what patricia reported on is more interesting than whether gdp was up . this economy will only prosper if a fairly brood base of americans are feeling prosperous. >> yes, you see it in the data every day. the [ technical difficulties ] >> and that when you look at the competition that the u.s. is facing, and that is really where the problem is, a lot of those good paying jobs that didn't require an enormous amount of skills had gone to other locations. >> right. and hence because of these people who were unemployed even though there are job openings in america, and yet we have more than 10 million unemployed because there is a mismatch. >> a lot of the degrees we create in this country are for human advertise. they are for things that don't generate a lot of income on an ongoing basis. history teachers, english professors, those kind of people make good pay, but they don't get enough to push you over the edge. >> as an economist how do you fix the problem? >> it's actually a global problem. the who
with many believe the end goal being to get steve cohen. many believe this is a way to distract people from the lack of prosecutions but maybe i'm a bit of a conspiracy theorists. >> like any prosecutorial body, they try to get a lot of convictions. as you remember from the enron trial this was difficult to do. >> yes, it is extremely difficult to do. and make no bones about that, it's not like these cases were easy to make. you may have some criminal actions but you've got a lot of delusion, you got a fair amount of outright encompetence mixed in these stories and to prove that individuals intended to do these things is pretty tough. that means where will ther therl there is a way. >> scc capital feels from what was put forward, that it was a den who were attracted to people into this insider trading. many could smell a rat. jp morgan was a different thing. this is a big company, and maybe that's the argument, it's too big to challenge. >> back to scc keep in mind although the firm has paid $1.8 billion and pled guilty the individual at the top who made an estimated $10 billion steve cohen
. and an and think what is the phy behind read it. steve ho hoffman and i just graduated from college we weamentded twantedto live like e opportunities as as long as possible. we wanted to make it so anybody could find something new on-line 24-hours-a-day days 7 days a w. we dent sit down at the mitt cry table and draft an idea. it was like hey lots solve a problem we have. and it was a process. and we knew above all that we we needed to create a place where users were interested in submitting content and have an open platform for the on-line community. and there was no grand us visio. the one thing i wanted to do on the book tour is that world changing stuff happened in a dramatic way with special people that are different from everyone else it's two recent college graduates and we just started a company like roa read it and we started it. there is no difference between me and anyone of you we are all carbon based life forms that can build stuff. >> as a carbon based life form i have not created my social media giant. i wear makeup and ask you questions. >> you have influence here. >> we do have
? >> oh, absolutely, steve jobs being the other natural exarn comparison. it's not just online shopping, amazon and jeff bezos has changed the way we read, with the kindle. and how companies run their businesses on amazon servers. >> he started with the books, took it to toys, all these other things out there, getting into supermarket online, you can buy your stuff and get it delivered to your house. but he also, part of his focus has really been from a corporate standpoint, on the consumer. focusing on consumer satisfaction, more than on huge profits. how has he managed to make that work? because the company really rarely has turned a significant profit. >> and the interesting thing about the amazon story is it hasn't always worked. at the beginning -- >> but it's gettin getting biggd bigger. >> in the dot-com boom, americans were fascinated but then it got pummeled. but only jeff bezos in seattle believed the e-commerce could work. and now people believe in him so much and the company so much they are willing to tolerate some of these losses. >> is it an important model, this sort of
's three other things. steve sims suggest that kitty dukakis as involved in a flag burning. ronald reagan quips he's not going to pick on an invalid when it was ask whether dukakis was treated for depression. dukakis veetos a pledge of alliance law. >> and he didn't react passionately to a question of what he would do if his wife was attacked? >> that was october 13th. that was the nail in the coffin. all of these things was a democratic campaign at a high in july. >> let's go back to the helmet, the hat. you mentioned in the film and your article, that there is an unspoken rule, not even unspoken that candidates should not wear hats. and president obama mentioned it on receiving a football helmet from the navy team. >> pretty sharp. all right. there's a general rule, you don't put stuff on your head in you're president. that's politics 101. you never look good wearing something on your head >> that applies to presidential candidates. why did he do it. it's not just him. candidates have kept doing it since. >> it goes back to 1977, calvin coolag, had a headdress. jack kennedy thought he l
of the country while most of the country is sleeping, steve train is sleeping, steve train is leaving the shore. is leaving the shore. the sea has been the the sea has been the source of steve's source of steve's livelihood for 25 years. livelihood for 25 years. you guys about you guys about ready? ready? >> he is a lobsterman. >> he is a lobsterman. one one of 5,000 lobsterman of 5,000 lobsterman that are the backbone of that are the backbone of mains coastal economy. mains coastal economy. but now, steve's way of but now, steve's way of life is threatened. life is threatened. jolted because the jolted because the ecology and the economy ecology and the economy of main are suddenly of main are suddenly going in different going in different directions. directions. >> have to be three and a >> have to be three and a quarter inch from the eye quarter inch from the eye to the back of the shelf. to the back of the shelf. these are too small. these are too small. >> the lobster harvest is >> the lobster harvest is at a record high. at a record high. >> those are good ones. >> those are good ones. >>
things. things. steve sims suggest that kitty steve sims suggest that kitty dukakis as involved in a flag dukakis as involved in a flag burning. burning. ronald reagan quips he's not ronald reagan quips he's not going to pick on an going to pick on an invalid when invalid when it was ask whether dukakis was it was ask whether dukakis was treated for treated for depression. depression. dukakis veetos a pledge of dukakis veetos a pledge of alliance law. alliance law. >> and he didn't react >> and he didn't react passionately to a question of passionately to a question of what he would do if his wife was what he would do if his wife was attacked? attacked? >> that was october 13th. >> that was october 13th. that was the nail in the coffin. that was the nail in the coffin. all of these things was a all of these things was a july. july. >> let's go back to the helmet, >> let's go back to the helmet, the hat. the hat. you mentioned in the film and you mentioned in the film and your article, that there is an your article, that there is an unspoken rule, not even unspoken rule, not even unspoken
he is back. our year long investigation took al jazeera team from africa to asia. this is steve exclusive report. home to some of the most rare creatures. madagascar has long been a valued souther country, for the lizard king. and so is in the capitol we start to infill strait his network. particular owe is the first to mention the men were after. >> okay, okay. >> how do you know him. >> i introduce him to someone. he is the lizard king's name, caught twice for trafficking in the the the world's most dangerous species. he served eight years in u.s. and malaysian jails. he was released last year. informant whose work with him, say it hasn't taken long to resume charge of his smuggling network. >> you are sure he is still smuggling despite the fact that he has served time in jail in the u.s.? >> yes, i am very sure about it. people confirmed to us that the infamous tradeser still at it. >> still doing it now? >> yeah. >> yes. >> we needed to prove it ourselves. for that we head to the rural property, in his hometown. >> 2010, when law enforcement officers busted into this place.
on a crisp morning. while most of the country is sleeping, steve train is leaving the shore. the sea has been the source of steve's livelihood for 25 years. you guys about ready? >> he is a lobsterman. one of 5,000 lobsterman that are the backbone of mains coastal economy. but now, steve's way of life is threatened. jolted because the ecology and the economy of main are suddenly going in different directions. >> have to be three and a quarter inch from the eye to the back of the shelf. these are too small. >> the lobster harvest is at a record high. >> those are good ones. >> those are good. >> but prices near an all time low. >> it is just like anything else, supply and demand. we have ago supply, and we don't have the demand to match it. >> we return probably ten times as much as we can. >> good conservation techniques with warmer waters from climate change have led to an explosion in the lobster catch. >> how many? do we have a count? >> so many lobsters prices. falling from $6 a pound wholesale in 20005, to about $3 a pound today. >> economically, as would happen in any industry. i don't
. as is the case when this happens in most steve. do you think there is something that is going on that is thank that is unique to san francisco that makes it difficult to find affordable housing? >> i think we came by this problem honestly, the we are telling with it are first it's a great city. and second our regional economy is generating a ton of jocks. jocks -- jobs so it's a nice problem to have. the third reason it's our own fault. we have not allowed s so very mh housing t to be built in decade. a lot of demand to live here and a constrained supply because of our own choices. the inevitable results is sky rocketing prices it's a really bad situation. the down sides of this far out weigh the up sides, although there are both. there will not be an easy solution. but there are things we can do that i hope we can talk about soon. >> one. down sides, jennifer , is about 6400 homeless people living in the area. how are they being impacted by the increasing genderfication. >> they are being joined by a lot of their neighbors. we have a lot of lands lords taking advantage of the situation and ev
and users need to see a steve jobs like figure, one who has seen both as an innovator and also something who has a savvy business sense? yeah i think ideally that's what twitter has. twitter is a unique platform that the ads are a different kind of ad from anything we have ever seen before. so in a way you do need to be an inna i have tor. >> what does this mean for people who use twitter. what does it mean for someone who tweets tomorrow or a month from now? >> i think it is a very interesting question, and in the near term, there's probably not going to be any significance change, but one thing that people love about twitter is that it has become such a beacon for free speech. for expression. will that change with the eyes of wall street on it? will that change with pressures to make that quarterly profit. quarter after quarter, relentlessly, without end. as they try to look for ways to monotize user data. user information, user conversations. so i think in the short term, there probably won't be any change, and the long term lit be interesting to watch. >> monotizing user data can mean ma
nationalism boys race, politics and the u.s. if not globally we have today. steve thomas, however, black nationalism today is a lot of rhetoric and academia types with salary and a little bit of shot light than a complete overhall of the structure. >> well, joining us to discuss malcolm x's legacy dr. cornell west, renown academic, and is malcolm x real or not reinvented. you know, black nationalism tanks on different meanings, depending on who you ask. >> i think black nationalism is always relevant because it's founded on three pillars, self-respect, self defense, self determination. malcolm x one of the great freedom fighters was about what? impeccable integrity. he would never sell out. tell the truth, be willing to pay the price. he was always willing to express righteous indignation because he had a deep abiding love of black people. he had a deep abuing love for white, yellow, red, brown. >> has it changed depending on the era? >> first of all, let me second that emotion from my brother west. >> i feel music hyped that. >> brother herb got smokey robinson. >> i'm speaking my mind.
bee keepers like steve ellis. we have reached the disaster point from bee keeping industry standpoint. it needs to be understood by the keep in the country that we have a deepwater horizon occurring with pollinators, and we need to deal with it. >> when you talk about scientists trying to influence evolution, how effective can we really be? >> you can look around you. you see how effective we can be when we artificially inseminate something. we did it with dogs. we are looking at the traits that make successful bees successful and select those and bring them into a muddled population in america. >> worse case scenario all the bees disappear. >> mayby tiny robotic drones. >> i like the robotic bee idea. some researchers at harvard are working on this. environment. >> science is not all like that. you always have to attack fronts. >> speaking of insects you've been doing fun stuff in the amazon. what will we see. >> a trick we played on jaguars, and a neat spider we found. >> we want to hear what you think about the stories. join the conversation. (vo) al jazeera america we understand
is steve taralea food program senior spokesperson in washington. when something like this hits, is there something that the food program do right away. >> we try to assess what the greatest need is, what the greatest feed is, and how quickly we can bring supplies, food in for those waiting for help. there is no set--i mean, every disaster is different. the haiti, the earthquake was different from the tsunami in asia which was different from this. people's immediate need will be the same, food, water, sanitation, electricity. our part in this humanitarian puzzle is to bring food assistance as quickly as we can. >> is there a disaster relief package staged in the area that can be just picked up and taken there? or do you first start to have to assemble the help? >> it's a combination of things. wfp and other humanitarian organizations do pre-position supplies, equipment, food assistance in different parts of the globe so that when somebody strikes we can move in more quickly than those who were in location in a continental way. but it's also true when a disaster disassembles so m
administrative staff stole them. it's not on them it's on us. it's something we intend to fix. steve. d >> do you have reason to believe that iran would walk away from nuclear talks and would a diplomatic breakdown at this stage leave you no option but military action. >> and how t do you respond to e penal on the hilpeople on the hd tough sanctions will make -- >> i have said before and i will repete oreceiptrepeat. we do not want iran to have nuclear weapons. it would not be dangerous to us and our allies but it could trigger a nuclear arms race that would make life more difficult for all of us. >> our policy is that iran cannot have nuclear westminster. weapons and i'm leaving all options on the table to ensure that we might thameetthat goal. point no. 2. the reason we have such vigorous sanctions is that i put in macee came into office to have the most structured sanctions ever. i know a little bit about sanctions since we set the them. and played sur made sure that wd the international community and they had bite. and the intentio intention alwao bring the iranians to the table stoso we
. the agreement provide no immunity for any individual. including the company's billionaire owner steve cohen. >> his firm will no longer be able to manage money for the outside investors. >> this say o sea of agreement s on the verge of a 13 million-dollar agreements. both cases challenging the notion that some wall street firms are too big, too powerful and too important to the economy to prosecute. some and lists say criminal charges against chase would be a truer test. >> the sec didn't pose the same risk to the economy as a too big to jail problem as go the city bank or bank of america or wells fargo or jp. mor morgan would. if you had one of those banks charged criminally it would limit their ain' ability to trat business and they would have massive lay-offs and it would hurt the economy. raj is also serving an 11 year prison se sentence. prison charges against cohen are still possible. >> and the sec capital fine was not the only big settlement announced today. johnson & johnson was accused of paying kickbacks to doctors and a for pharmaceutical provider ad marketing drugs that are not
no immunity for any individual including the company's billionaire owner steve coen facing a civil lawsuit from the securities and exchange commission and his firm will no longer be able to manage money for outside investors. this is mid reports and federal prosecutors are on the verge of a $13 billion agreement with morgan chase over that bank's questionable mortgage procedures and both cases challenging the notion that some firms are too big, powerful to the economy to prosecute. some say criminal charges against chase would be a truer test. >> sec did not pose the same risk to the economy of too big to jail problem as one of the major money center banks like city bank, bank of america, wells fargo or jp morgan would. if you had one of those banks charged criminally it would limit their ability to transact business and have massive lay offs and a real problem for the economy. >> the fines topped the 157 million dollars that the hedge fund was ordered to pay and he is also serving a 11-year prison sentence. charges against coen are still possible and al jazeera new york. >> it's time for
, and to have a steve show around it. what building are you looking to climb. >> i evaluate urban climbing, it has to be something that captures the imagination. you have to see it and think wow, that's something i want to climb. >> keep us posted where you end up climbing. jimmy, i want to ask you the chicken or the egg question. i know climbing is second nati e to alex. are you filming these guys because they're going to the extremes. or are these guys going to the extremes because you're filming them? >> i think it depends. it could be both. it could be either. you know, ultimately i think what alex does is really inspiring, and you know, they're not like normal athletes that we think about where you can watch them in the stadium or in a court and have love a lot of people watch the human potential. a big part of that is what i'm inspired to capture and share with people. >> it really seems like alex goes well beyond what would seem humanly possible. now we've got a social media question for you. let's go to hermela for that. >> alex, how do you get health insurance and do you have life
was facing his old team. it was a 3-pointer by steve blake with 1.3 seconds remaining that clenched it for the latest, and they won it 99-98. >>> kicket and india have beaten west indies to win the first test. early on day three the host misdisked the west indies for 168. the next test of this two-game series begins next thursday and will be the 200th and final test match. and south africa batted first taking 266 for 5 of their 50 overs. pakistan are now 26 without loss. that's all of the sport for now, adrian. >> thanks indeed. >>> the u.s. food and drug administration is planning to ban trans-fat in foods. john reports from chicago. >> reporter: americans prepare to say good-bye to all of this. it might prove tasty, but the u.s. food and drug administration has declared trans-fat an articlery clogging peril. >> i'm so glad they are doing it, because it's in my children's snacks like cookies. >> reporter: many americans can't quite say what a trans-fat is. >> i don't really know what they are. >> reporter: but the agency says banning the substance could prevent 20,000 heart attacks
place. >> well, let's keeping it to state of texas, steve patterson will be the new ad, how hot has the seat gotten under the head coach matt brown. >> he needs to go all out and go out and win the conference. they definitely need to make ab cs pool for matt brown to keep his job. i think there is pressure on mack brown but his team is flourishing so far. >> how much celebrating will there be between florida state and ohio state. >> november is notorious for this for teams get knocked off and then it's crazy team in the bcs and no one knows who is going to play in the final company. >> yeah, now, until they get to the title game wednesday missouri, which would pose an interesting problem for them, i think missouri's defense is really good and could get afte after--let's not get ahead of ourselves. missouri has a long way to go, and alabama has a long way to go. but alabama should beat lsu and coast for the rest of the seas season. >> fresno state that caught the attention of football fans everywhere, can they stay unbeaten? >> yeah, they're going to wyoming, and they're catching wyo
the obamacare supporters, putting out an email targetting new york congressman steve israel and is read: >> was that a warning shot across the bow not just for red state democrats, but blue state democrats that they will be tarred with obamacare? >> yes, republicans have a strategy. john boehner announced the strategy after the end of the shutdown and when he spoke to the republican caucus. he said, "remember our strategy for stopping obamacare - it is tarted legislative strikes aimed at shattering the legislative coalition that the president used to force this law on the nation. namely what they want to do is split the democrats. they want to have democrats cowering in terror over having to run next year with a burden of defending the law, and the expectation is a lot of democrats will defect and the upton bill will pass the house. the danger is it could pass the senate. the president will veto it, it could be a situation with the democratic coalition shattered to pieces. that is the republican strategy. >> more than 3.5 years later after this was signed into law we are still discussin
and panties and soup kitchens will face further strain. >>> joining me now is steve coen, really appreciate your time tonight, congressman your state is very dependant on food stamps. one in five residents is receiving food stamps. here we're showing a graphic that shows how california is losing $457 million as a result of this. of course they have a much larger population than tennessee, tennessee is losing $141 million. how much of an impact will this have on your state? >> it will be considerable in a state -- of course i'm most concerned about my district which is most of memphis. memphis is the poorest metropolitan region in the nation. so the cuts will have a very, very strong effect. snap payments were originally raised not only out of concern for the people who lost their jobs or got less pay because of the bush recession, the recession we're still in, but it has -- a stimulus effect because all of that money is spent, and it goes into grocers and people that produce the food, that ship the food and gets in the economy and helps the economy in general. it is going to hurt memphis an
the team and finished with 15 points and 14 rebounds and steve blake with 1.3 seconds remaining clinched it for the lakers and win 99-98. and favorites in south field crushed the americana and the brazilian team is in the first leg and rose to the occasion and scoring following a break away early in the second half. and that is almost equalized when the clearance hit the post. and the 5th minute the 2-0 win, and he will play in the semi finals. and the other semi finals, 2-0 from first place and the opponent scored in the first half of the return match in columbia. and he was denied a second in time and retired to go through 2-1. and they secured their place in knock out stage and eric and jermain is in 32 place and they went on to beat 2-1 at white hot lake. it is the club's leading goal scorer in europe with the 23rd goal. >> expecting and it did not happen today and we were trying to pull him through. and had a chance through the penalty. so i think we are all particularly happy for him. >> reporter: and on the brink of the last 32 places and the spanish side claimed 3-2 victory agai
at his home in charlotte. there is no timetable for his return. >> in the nba city stev steve d under went a o operation today o put in two stints in his heart. >> coming up later more interesting perspective on the dolphin's hazing scandal from a current player in the n.f.l. >> that story still continues. >> up next. day two for quitte twitter on wl street. find out how the social media site faired. >> an experimental currency in massachusetts is growing in popularity and now it could be going desenting views and always explore issues relevant to you. and to contact the centers and >> welcome to al jazeera america and i'm john siegenthaler here are the top stories. >> i want to emphasize that there is not an agreement at the present time, but the p five is working hard. >> secretary of state john kerry is in geneva with world leaders bjorkinworking on a nuclear pro. >> reuters is reporting 100 people are dead as a result of the super typhoon haiyan. it's being called one of the strongest storms ever recorded. it appears to be headed toward vietnam now. >>> and a big economic number t
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